Category: FinTech

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Save Announces ESG-Focused Portfolio

With many consumers growing more environmentally conscious, a number of companies have made efforts to change the way they do business in a bid to become more eco-friendly. Furthermore, in the world of FinTech, several startups have also supported environmental efforts by promoting certain habitual changes and helping consumers divest from companies that don't support their values. Now, another company is joining this trend with its latest offering. This week,...

BitNile to Launch Marketplace Site in March 2023

A busy and diversified company known as a crypto mining firm (among many other things) has announced a date for its next expansion. This week, BitNile announced an official launch date for BitNile.com. According to a press release, the site will go live on March 1st, 2023. When it does, it promises to be the "premiere destination for exclusive goods and VIP experiences" — all of which accept Bitcoin. Ahead...

FinTech Money View Nears Unicorn Status with $75 Million Round

An India-based FinTech is closing out the year by announcing its second significant funding round of 2022. As TechCrunch reports, Money View has raised a $75 million round. The Series E was led by Apis Partners with existing investors Tiger Global, Winter Capital, and Evolence also participating. However, Money View notes that the round is not yet closed and it expects to add to this latest total. This follows a...

Apex, Unifimoney Partner for Community Bank Investment Services

Two FinTech firms are joining forces in a bid to bring more financial services to smaller traditional banks and institutions. Recently, Apex FinTech Solutions and Unifimoney announced a partnership that will bring new services to customers of community banks and credit unions. Together, the companies will allow those institutions to offer investment services to account holders. These offerings could include Robo Advisory as well as stock and ETF trading. Apex...

FinTech Future Partners with Volkswagen for Carbon Calculator

In a bit of surprising news, a growing financial technologies startup has announced a partnership with a major auto manufacturer. This week, Future announced a collaboration with Volkswagen. According to Future, VW will be employing the company's Electric Vehicle Calculator on its website to help customers measure the carbon impact of driving. Specifically, the tool will allow drivers to see how their carbon emissions will be lowered by switching from...

Robinhood Introduces Crypto Learn and Earn Feature

Amid continued bad news in the realm of cryptocurrencies, a popular FinTech app is moving forward with a new feature that will provide customers with more education about certain assets. Recently, Robinhood launched its Learn and Earn program. With this feature, users will be able to dive into the details of certain crypto assets and systems. In return for doing so, they'll receive some of that asset to be added...

Pocketnest Raises Fresh $2.6 Million Funding Round

A platform that seeks to educate users about financial topics has closed its second funding round in 2022. This week, Pocketnest announced that it had raised $2.6 million. The latest seed round was led by Reseda Group and follows a $2 million round the company raised earlier this year. To date, Pocketnest has now raised nearly $5 million. According to the FinTech, these funds will support a 24-month runway and...

Galileo Introduces BNPL Virtual Card Solution for Banks, FinTechs

With the popularity of "buy now, pay later" platforms continuing to rise, the FinTech API provider Galileo has announced new functionality that will give banks and FinTechs an easy way to jump aboard the train. As the company explains, this new feature will enable institutions to issue single-use virtual cards for the purpose of buy now, pay later financing. This will allow banks and FinTechs to enter the growing BNPL...